On the frontline of the battle for Kharkiv

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 14:04
Quentin Sommerville and cameraman Darren Conway have spent the week with the Ukrainian forces as they fight to stop a further Russian advance.

Ukrainians with passports can apply for UK visas online

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:53
More than 1,000 visas have been issued but Boris Johnson says that number will 'climb very steeply'.

Ukraine war: Images reveal scale of destruction in Mariupol

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:53
Photos and satellite images show the devastation caused to the southern Ukrainian city, which is encircled by Russian troops.

Rafik Hariri killing: Hezbollah duo convicted of 2005 bombing on appeal

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:45
A UN-backed court reverses the acquittals of two men over the assassination of Lebanon's former PM.

Formula 1 testing: Red Bull unhappy with Mercedes upgrade in Bahrain

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:18
Mercedes are at the centre of a row over the legality of their car after introducing a radical new design at the second pre-season test.

Ireland haven't played a game this physical for a long time - Jones

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:08
Ireland "have not played a game as physical" as Saturday's crucial Six Nations encounter at Twickenham "for a long time", says England's Eddie Jones.

Russia hits back at Western sanctions with export bans

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 13:05
Russia will halt exports of some types of timber and other goods until the end of 2022.

Ukraine war: Roman Abramovich sanctioned by UK

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 11:24
Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich one of seven oligarchs sanctioned by the UK government.

UK government in crisis mode over Ukrainian visas

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 11:22
The department is trying to convince an increasingly sceptical nation it has control of the situation.

Ukraine war: Oil price rises again due to fears over Russian shortfall

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 10:13
There is confusion over whether major oil producers will help to plug a gap in supplies from Russia.

Ukraine war: No progress on ceasefire after Kyiv-Moscow talks

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 10:13
Kyiv's FM says Russian demands amount to a surrender, Moscow's FM says the invasion is going to plan.

Chile couples' joy as first same-sex marriages held

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 09:45
Under the new law, both partners will also be able to get legal recognition as parents.

'It is Russia against humanity': Crisis grows in besieged Ukrainian city

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 09:36
Relatives of people trapped in Mariupol face agonising difficulties contacting their loved ones.

Russia-Ukraine war: Family drags grandmother to safety from Bucha

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 09:11
When his neighbour's house was hit by a tank, Dmytro decided to get out of the town of Bucha fast.

What is a thermobaric or vacuum bomb?

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:34
What is a thermobaric or vacuum bomb, and why is Russia using them in the war in Ukraine?

Ukraine war: How reliant is the world on Russia for oil and gas?

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:22
Russia has threatened to cut off gas supplies if countries ban its oil.

Captain Sexton returns as Ireland make six changes for England at Twickenham

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:06
Johnny Sexton is restored to Ireland's starting line-up as one of six changes made by Andy Farrell for the trip to Twickenham.

The Matrix Resurrections: How we made the visual effects

Technology - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 07:37
VFX Supervisor Huw Evans tells the BBC about the challenges of recreating a world from 20 years ago.

Sam Ryder: TikTok star to sing Space Man for UK at Eurovision 2022

Entertainment - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 06:18
The British TikTok star will perform his song Space Man at the global music event in Turin.

Unexploded bomb defused in Ukraine

BBC Front Page News - Thu, 03/10/2022 - 06:12
An unexploded 500kg (1102lb) bomb was discovered in Chernihiv in northern Ukraine.